Phonetic Pronunciation: vlah-DEE-meerAudio Pronunciation
Notes: a common, acceptable anglicization is VLA-duh-meer
Phonetic Pronunciation: nuh-BOE-kofAudio Pronunciation
: source of pronunciation-- Oxford BBC Guide to Pronunciation
Regarding the pronunciation of his last name, in the BBC Guide it notes-- "Although the author's surname is often pronounced nab
-uh-kof, he told the BBC that this [nuh-boe
-kof] was his preferred English pronunciation, with the middle syllable stressed, and rhyming with 'smoke'."